polyhistor

[ pol-ee-his-ter ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈhɪs tər /

noun

a person of great and varied learning.

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Also pol·y·his·to·ri·an [pol-ee-hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr-]. /ˌpɒl i hɪˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr-/.

Origin of polyhistor

First recorded in 1565–75; from Latin polyhistor, from Greek polyístōr “very learned.” See poly-, history

OTHER WORDS FROM polyhistor

pol·y·his·tor·ic [pol-ee-hi-stawr-ik, -stor-], /ˌpɒl i hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-/, adjectivepol·y·his·to·ry, noun
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